#Health

Lego Braille bricks help visually impaired children learn

4 months ago — Long Read

Lego has revealed its newest line of building blocks - however, these are a bit a different. The new Braille-based design aims to help visually impaired children learn the language....

AI to help arthritis patients manage their flare-ups

7 months ago — Long Read

A partnership between UK health company Living With, the Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust (RUH), and the University of Bath has nabbed a major grant to develop a...

New imaging system makes back surgery safer, faster and less expensive

1 year ago — Long Read

Engineers from Dartmouth College are pioneering a new way to make back surgery faster, cheaper and safer. Engineers from the Thayer School of Engineering and the Geisel School of Medicine...

MIT spinout PlenOptika aims to make vision care more accessible in developing world

2 years ago — Long Read

Getting a glasses prescription is often difficult in developing countries. However, engineers at PlenOptika - an MIT spinout - aim to help with a new device that can create an...

DARPA Announces Funding For a High-Resolution, Implantable Neural Interface

2 years ago — Quick Read

The United States Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has just announced contracts to fund five research groups and one company contracts as jump start its Neural Engineering System Design...

LightStrike Germ-Zapping Robot Kills Infection-Causing Microbes in Hopstials

2 years ago — Quick Read

Meet LightStrike - the robot making hospitals safer by zapping germs with UV rays. Across the world, hospitals are looking at innovative ways to battle deadly pathogens or kill antibiotic...